Year: 2012

Call for Summer Camp Volunteers

Position: Shakespeare Acting Camps – Summer Associate Location: Toronto Start Date: 07/03/2012 Shakespeare in Action is seeking enthusiastic high school, college/university students, or college/university graduates to volunteer in its summer acting camps! The Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids (7-12) will take place at Shakespeare in Action, July 3-13, 9am-4pm daily and at Swansea Town Hall, …

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Monday’s mystery manifests malevolent manners

It is a Monday and the start of the week brings much to do. Our Summer Camps are coming up fast. We have two great programmes in store for our kids and teens. Remember, if you know someone interested in theatre, be sure to pass along these links Kids camp: http://www.shakespeareinaction.org/shakespeare-for-kids Teen camp: http://www.shakespeareinaction.org/shakespeare-for-teens But …

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An Interesting (or flawed) interpretation of Hamlet

I came across this the video the other day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MrMoWcHyw9c It is Jonathan Pryce, a very talented actor, playing the role of Hamlet. As you hear at the start of the video, the desire is to have Hamlet possessed (literally) by his father’s spirit. I think this is a truly interesting concept. Having the ghost physically …

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National Shakespeare Youth Festival – Film

The film category is demanding as it requires acting and filmmaking skills, not to mention some sense of set and costuming! Congratulations to Monarch Park Collegiate’s Alli Iannanen, Nataliya Pekar, and Mason Soares who created this film for Macbeth (4.1) – winner at this year’s Festival!  Peter Smith, adjudicator, praised them for filming outdoors (quite the challenge), for …

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